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Definition of Foretooth
1. [n FORETEETH]
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Literary usage of Foretooth
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1. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1882)
"To cut off an ear or strike off a nose was as nothing to the knocking out of a foretooth, for a nose or ear is useless in a fight— doubtless they are in the ..."
2. Cases on Criminal Law: Selected from Decisions of English and American Courts by William Ephraim Mikell (1908)
"... a striking out his eye or foretooth, or castrating him, are said to be maims; but the cutting off his ear or nose are not esteemed maims, because they ..."
3. A Compendious and Comprehensive Law Dictionary: Elucidating the Terms, and ...by Thomas Walter Williams by Thomas Walter Williams (1816)
"LER, is a person guilty of any of the acts before desci ¡bed, as acU of forestalling. foretooth, striking out the foretooth proper roll of ..."